LG SN8YG vs Klipsch Cinema 400 review

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LG SN8YG vs Klipsch Cinema 400 review

Klipsch Cinema 400

l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two soundbars – LG SN8YG vs Klipsch Cinema 400. The LG SN8YG was rated 6.8, while the Klipsch Cinema 400 has a rating 4.6.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SN8YG has 3.1.2 and Cinema 400 has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 440 (overall) versus 400 (overall) according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the SN8YG via wireless, but Cinema 400 has wired connection type. Rate 7 out of 10 received the LG SN8YG for audio features and specs, but the Klipsch Cinema 400 received 5 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.


Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the SN8YG. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the LG SN8YG versus 1/0 HDMIs in the Klipsch Cinema 400. As in the SN8YG, so in the Cinema 400 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 8/10. The manufacturer of the SN8YG provides a device control application. The LG SN8YG equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the SN8YG. The SN8YG can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The SN8YG was rated 10/10, while the Cinema 400 received a mark of 6/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages LG SN8YG over Klipsch Cinema 400

  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
  • Compatible with DTS:X
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